Here is the latest Georgia news from The Associated Press

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Updated: Tue, 05 Aug 2014 01:15:20 EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a medical evacuation plane has arrived in the West African nation of Liberia and is set to fly a North Carolina missionary with the Ebola virus to Atlanta in coming hours. Officials say Nancy Writebol will be flown Tuesday to the Atlanta area for treatment at Emory University Hospital where an infected doctor was taken recently.

UNDATED (AP) — Atlanta-based packaging company Georgia Pacific says it will spend more than $375 million to upgrade a mill in the south Alabama community of Newton. Improvements will be made over the coming two years as Georgia Pacific seeks to modernize the plant, which employes hundreds.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a man and a woman from Kennesaw, Georgia, have been identified as the victims of a hit-and-run accident outside a hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Officials in Nevada say 71-year-old Terry Lance Westbrook and 74-year-old Charlotte Westbrook died while trying to cross a street late Friday and the driver fled the scene.

UNDATED (AP) — The Southeastern Conference will try to climb back to the mountaintop minus some of its biggest stars. Top contenders like Alabama, South Carolina, Georgia and LSU are breaking in new quarterbacks and gone are the high-profile players like Jadeveon Clowney and Johnny Manziel, along with Heisman Trophy finalists AJ McCarron and Tre Mason.

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